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Poster: patkelleyPA Date: Nov 18, 2008 3:09pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: best live show

Mandojammer- I strongly suggest listening to the venerable Blossom '85. Except for one small and forgivable flub during Row Jimmy, and a lyrical anomaly in Jack Straw, this is a flawless show. Garcia is on fire.

Highlights for me:

Daytripper- gets the party going quickly
CC Rider
BIODTL
Row Jimmy
The best Playin of the '80s
A beautiful China Doll
A show-stopping Sugar Mags
Phenomenal pre-In The Dark Touch of Grey.

Check it out sometime:
http://www.archive.org/details/gd85-06-25.sbd.miller.18663.sbeok.shnf

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Poster: Mandojammer Date: Nov 18, 2008 5:10pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: best live show

I'll give it a shot. Probably time to start exploring the 80s anyway.

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Poster: patkelleyPA Date: Nov 18, 2008 5:26pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: best live show

good call

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Poster: Rings&Bells Date: Nov 18, 2008 7:05pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: best live show

I said that to myself a few months ago. I started to delve into the decade, including listening to the above show. Nothing really stood out for me upon first listen and eventually I dove right back in to the 70s. I'll have to revisit that one now.